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Old 01-21-2017, 07:22 PM   #1
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Recommended LED for a 72" fowler

I'm planning on upgrading to a 72" 225 tank. I currently have a 60" 150. I have an Advanced Marineland 48" with the integrated timer. I really like the light. It is plenty bright enough and I love the timer with the separate settings for the white and blue LEDs. The problem is, I don't think this is wide enough for a 72" Even with the 60", the back corners are a bit dimmer than the center. Is there a better option that will have the intergrated timer but is wider? I'm very handy with electronics and soldering so maybe I can buy a couple LED strips and solder them in, but I don't want to overload the circuit. I have a "predator" tank so I have no intention of ever having corals, so light intensity/wavelength is not a concern. I'm planning on upgrading to a 72" 225 tank. I currently have a 60" 150. I have an Advanced Marineland 48" with the integrated timer. I really like the light. It is plenty bright enough and I love the timer with the separate settings for the white and blue LEDs. The problem is, I don't think this is wide enough for a 72" Even with the 60", the back corners are a bit dimmer than the center. Is there a better option that will have the intergrated timer but is wider? I'm very handy with electronics and soldering so maybe I can buy a couple LED strips and solder them in, but I don't want to overload the circuit. I have a "predator" tank so I have no intention of ever having corals, so light intensity/wavelength is not a concern.
I'm planning on upgrading to a 72" 225 tank. I currently have a 60" 150. I have an Advanced Marineland 48" with the integrated timer. I really like the light. It is plenty bright enough and I love the timer with the separate settings for the white and blue LEDs. The problem is, I don't think this is wide enough for a 72" Even with the 60", the back corners are a bit dimmer than the center. Is there a better option that will have the intergrated timer but is wider? I'm very handy with electronics and soldering so maybe I can buy a couple LED strips and solder them in, but I don't want to overload the circuit. I have a "predator" tank so I have no intention of ever having corals, so light intensity/wavelength is not a concern.
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get a pair of Mars Hydro's I just got a pair for my 90g , just as nice as my old ones can't beat the price either. I love them , I couldn't believe how they bring out the color in corals and the fish .
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Do they have timers or is the timer separate? Can you do realistic sunrise and sunset?
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there dimmable but no they don't have a timer but they are a awesome light .
the colors they bring out I love them
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